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March 2019 Current Affairs

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March 2019 Current Affairs

Important Days

  • Zero Discrimination Day – March 2nd
  • World Wildlife day – March 3rd
  • World Down Syndrome Day – March 21st
  • World Water Day – March 22nd
  • World tuberculosis day – March 24th

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

  • 1st – Saudi Arabia
  • 2nd – India

World Gold Council

  • 1st – U.S
  • 11th – India

International Patent Application

  • 1stS
  • 44th – India

International Energy Agency (IEA)

  • US has 14%
  • Indian Has 7%

World Air Quality Report 2018

1st Place Gurugram, Haryana

Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index 2018

  • India’s poverty rate has drastically improved from 55% to 28% in the pas 10 Years.
  • India still in largest number of poor peoples
  • The worst 10 districts Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Bihar.
  • The Lowest MPI was in Kottayam, Thrissur, Ernakulum districts in Kerala State.

Swachh Sarvakshan 2019

  • Indore — Cleanest City 2019 for third time in the row

Global Energy Transition Index 2019

  • 1st Place Sweden
  • 76th India

World Wide Cost of Living Survey 2019

  • 1st – Sweden
  • 76th – India

AWARDS

  • Swiss based NRI Scientist Dr. Rajendra Joshi received Prawasi Bharatiya Samman
  • Business line Change maker Award 2019 – Petitioners Against 377 + GST Council
  • Windham Campbell Prize Award 2019 – Raghu Karnad ( The Farthest Field: An Indian Story of 2nd World War)
  • Commonwelth Youth Award for Asian Region 2019 – Pandmabhan Gopala
  • Hans Kilian Award 2019 – Ashi Nandy
  • Genome Valley Excellence Award 2019 – Don Cleveland
  • DRDO Chairman G Sathish Reddy received 2019 missile systems award

Appointments

  • 1st Lokpal of India – Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose
  • Chief Minister of Goa – Pramod Sawat
  • 1st Transgender Election Ambassador – Gauri Sawant
  • Chief Scientist of WHO – Soumya Swaminathan
  • NALSA Executive Chairman – Justice SA Bobde
  • Navy Chief – Karambir Singh
  • DG, National Achivers of India – PV Ramesh
  • NCBC Chairman – Bhagwan Lal Sahni
  • BARC Director – Ajit Kumar Mohanty
  • Finance Secretary of India – Subhash Chandra Garg
  • Palestine Prime Minister – Mohanmmad Shtayyeh

Sports

  • Asian Youth Athletic Championship Held at Hong Kong – 1st Place – China (31 Medals) and 2nd Place India (26 Medals)
  • Dan Kolov – Nikola Petrov Wrestling Tournament – Bajrang Punia
  • Youngest Indian Women to win ladies European Tour (golf) – Diksha Dagar
  • Special Olympic World Games – 2019 (Abu Dhabi, India wins 368 medals)
  • World Badminton Rankings – 1st Japan and 7th India
  • Dubai Duty Free tennis Championship Winner – Roger Federer

National Common Mobility Card (NCMC)

  • A customer may use this single rupee card for making the payments across all segments including market, bus, sub urban railways, tolls, parking, retail shopping.

NITI Aayog Delta Rankings

Health & Nutrition, education, Agriculture & water resources, financial inclusion & skill development. Basic infrastructure are this program core areas of focus. After several rounds of consultation with various Stake holder0073

  • Top district: Hail Kandi
  • Total number of districts: 112 aspirational districts
  • Fund Spent: 10 Crore rupees

National Commission of Backward Classes (NCBC)

  • Chairman of NCBC: Bhagwan Lal Sahni
  • Members: Kaushalendra Singh Patel, Sudha Yadav, and Achary Talloju.

Mukyamantri Yuva Swabhiman Yojana

  • State: Madya Pradesh
  • Reason for Scheme: 100 days Employment for unemployed youth.
  • Monthly Stipend: Rs. 4,000/- & Training will be provided
  • Annual Income: Less than 2 lakhs are eligible
  • Age Group: 21 to 30 Years

International Cricket Council (ICC)

  • President: Anil Kumble
  • Date: March 2nd
  • In 2012 years Anil Kumble received a chairmen post from West Indies farmer cricketer Cleve Laid.

Andhra Pradesh Rural Roads Development Project

  • Moment of memorandum MOU with AIIB
  • Project will be completed in 3 phases
  • AIIB President: Jin Likyun
  • Location of AIIB: Beijing, China.

Mukyamantri Parivar Sammna Nidhi

  • State: Haryana
  • CM: Manohar Lal Khattar
  • Eligibility: 5 Acres land with Monthly income Rs.15,000/- or below.
  • Age Group: 18 to 40 Years and 40 – 60 Years.
  • Scheme Provides: 2 Lakhs for permanently disabled & death and 1 Lakh for partially disable.

Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan

  • Who across the Age 29 can pay Rs.100/- monthly
  • Who across the Age 18 can pay Rs.55/- monthly
  • Benefit for Riksha Karmikas, Contruction labours, Agriculture Labours
  • Benefit for 10 crore people
  • Benefit from age of 60 years.

International Criminal Court (ICC)

  • Establishment: 2002
  • Head Quarters: De Hag, Netherlands.
  • President: Chile Eboe – Osuji
  • Membership Countries: 124 ( Malasiya member from March 2019 onwards)
  • First country is out of ICC is Burundi (2017) Philippines.

Loksabha Elections Dates Out

  • Chairperson of EC: Sunir Aurora
  • Name of the States for Loksabha Elections: Andhra Pradesh – 175, Odisha – 147, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh – 60.
  • Loksabha elections to be completed in 7 phases
  • Phase -1: April 11, 2019
  • Phase – 2: April 18, 2019
  • Phase – 3: April 23, 2019
  • Phase -4: April 29, 2019
  • Phase – 5: May 6, 2019
  • Phase -6: May 12, 2019.
  • Phase -7: May 19, 2019
  • May 23, 2019 election results will be published

Sampriti 2019

  • What: India & Bangladesh Joint Sainik (Army) Sampriti – VIII 2019
  • Place: Tangali, Bangladesh
  • Started: 2009
  • Bangladesh PM: Sheikh Hasina
  • Capital: Dhaka
  • Currency: Taka

3 Indian Banks become a One Bank

  • Three Indian banks are: Vijaya Bank, Dena Bank, and Bank of Baroda
  • The government of India gave a green signal to adopting in a single bank.
  • Bank of Baroda is the third largest bank after inclusion of Vijaya bank and Dena bank after SBI and ICICI banks.
  • Bank of Baroda Executive Chairman: Hasmukh Adhia
  • State Bank of Chairman: Rannish Kumar
  • ICICI Bank Chairman: Girish Chandra Chaturvedi

Lokpal Bill

  • Lokpal and Lokyukta 2013
  • Maximum members in Lokpal is 8 and 4 members should be Judicial members.
  • 50% reservation for SC, ST OBC, and Minority of women
  • Chairperson term is 5 years upto person reach 70 years in age.
  • Salaries should be as per Indian Supreme court judge.

GST 34th Council Conference

  • GST= Goods and Service Tax
  • Started as per 101 Indian Constitution
  • GST Council lead by finance minister
  • GST bill passed inb May 6th, 2015 in Loksabha.
  • From July 1, 2017 onwards GST implemented.

The following Tax are included in GST

State Level Tax

  • State Value added Tax / Sale Tax
  • Entertainment Tax
  • Octori and Entry Tax
  • Purchase Tax
  • Luxury Tax
  • Taxes on lottery, Betting, and Gambling

Central Level Tax

  • Central Excise Tax
  • Additional Excise Tax
  • Service Tax
  • Additional Customs duty tax
  • Special additional duty of customs.

PSLV

  • Name of the Vehicle: Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV – C 45)
  • Number of Satellites – 29
  • Total Weight: 436 Kgs + 28 third-party satellites (220 kgs) (American Satellites 24 and other 2 for Ludhiana)
  • Place: Sathish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota ISRO
  • Director: K Sivan
  • Headquarters: Bangalore
  • Established in 1969

The Third Piller Book by Raghuram Ranjan

  • Former RBI governer Raghuram Ranjan ( from September 2013 to September 2016)
  • Raghuram Ranjan is a 23rd RBI Governer
  • Book Name: The Third Piller
  • Currently is working in American Chicago university Professor in Financial Subject.
  • Book release date: March 27, 2019.
  • Place: New Delhi

Anti Satellite (ASAT) by DRDO

  • DRDO tested anti satellite on Jan 24th
  • Test Name: Mission Sakti
  • Place: Odisha Dr. Abdul Kalam Island
  • Use: destroy the 160 – 2000 KM or nearest satellites.
  • America, Russia, China and India is 4th Country to occupy.
  • DRDO Started in 1958
  • Head Quarters in New Delhi
  • Chairman: G Sateesh Reddy

World Highest Election Polling Station

  • Highest (above mountain) polling station: Tashigang (Himachal Pradesh)
  • Height: 15, 256 feet
  • CM: Jai Ram Thakur
  • Governor: Kaptan Singh Solanki

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